Flexography

Modular Press Makes Impression

HANTS, UK | Edale reports Pasaco, a Polish manufacturer of coated papers and carbonless copy paper, has installed a six-color Beta flexo press. The press

Mounting Materials Reduce Pressure

R/bak cushion mounting products for flexo printing applications include the SA 3000 and PSA2 Series. R/bak mounting materials are said to provide consistent,

A&V Celebrates 50 Years

BRYAN, OH | Anderson & Vreeland reaches a proud milestone this month. The company is celebrating a half-century of supplying platemaking equipment and

Gallus ECS 340 Road Show Opens in Atlanta

Gallus Inc. opened its US Road Show to introduce the Gallus ECS 340 label printing press to the North American marketplace, with its first stop in Atlanta, GA

Foundation of FTA To Partner with PIA on Conference

Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA), a leading technical society dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry

Flexotechnica Has 'Significant' Q4 Sales Increase

Flexotecnica S.p.A. has reported a significant increase in sales in the fourth quarter of 2010, with over a dozen presses sold in that period worldwide, including the US and Canada. Flexotecnica's new XG and XD presses

Plates Offer Stability

The AWP water-washable flexo plate is said to offer environmental benefits, hold smaller dots than those of thermal processed plates, and provide high

Short Path to Versatility

While some converters have been reluctant to make major capital expenditures during what some have called the Great Recession, one Ohio-based label converter

UV To Aid Digital Plates

UV exposure technology is expected to enable digital flexo plates to achieve 1:1 file-to-plate imaging, improving print image reproduction. Easily integrated

OMET Wins Innovation Award for Second Time

For the second time in the last three years, OMET has won the "Label Award for Continuous Innovation," which is sponsored by Tarsus, the company which also organizes the different editions of Labelexpo

Comexi Group Exceeds Expectations at K'2010 Show

Under the theme "The Meeting Point of Sustainable Innovation," Comexi reported more than 1,500 visitors during eight days of the world at K Show, held October 27 to November 3 in Dusseldorf, Germany

FTA Establishes the FIRST Operator Certification Scholarship Program

The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Assn., a leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic print process, has established a new scholarship program

Global Packaging Adds Irisleeve

OAKS, PA | Global Packaging has installed a Camis Irisleeve polymer plate mounting system, distributed in the US by Tri-X Inc., Tampa, FL. The Irisleeve

Harpers Honored for Donation to NC County Schools

Ron and Katherine Harper, of Harper Corp. of America, have been long-recognized for their generous support of education both on the local and national levels

FTA Co-Sponsors Educational Conferences at CPP Expo

A series of four conferences during H.A. Bruno’s Converting & Packaging Printing (CPP Expo) will be conducted in concert with the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA), Ronkonkoma, NY

Flexotecnica Open House Demos New Press Model

Flexotecnica S.p.A. will be demonstrating its new XD press during an Open House from Oct. 26–Nov. 4, 2010, at its global headquarters in Tavazzano, Italy, located in the Milan metro area

Forum's Theme Is About Pace

RONKONKOMA, NY | The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) reports the theme for its 2011 Annual Forum is Setting the Pace for Flexo Packaging

Flexographic Printing: Super Setup

Fifteen years ago, Envases Del Pisuea, located in the suburbs of Mexico City, started making shopping bags. Thanks to a dedicated print staff, the company

Bag Making: Strength in Numbers

It was mid-2008, and Coating Excellence Intl. (CEI) was facing an unlikely dilemma: There was a greater demand for its woven polypropylene bags than the

Foundation of FTA Announces Theme, Logo for 2011 Annual Forum

The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA), a leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process

Splash Graphics Stands Out with Kodak FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexo System

Splash Graphics, Inc., a premier premedia and graphics company located in Willowbrook, IL, has invested in a Kodak FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System to expand its business into printing plate production for flexographic printing

Press Meets Demands for Short Runs

Short run demand continues to dominate discussions in the label printing industry, and Mark Andy reports that it has a strong, proven solution

Wentus Kunststoff Orders a Comexi 10-Color FIexo Press

Wentus Kunststoff GmbH, an international flexible packaging specialist, will install a Comexi FI 2510 CNC GL flexo printing press in the next months in Höxter, Germany

Flexo Printing: Smart Press, Even Smarter Buy

Hood Packaging plans to shape the future of the flexible packaging market with a new smartGPS-equipped Fischer & Krecke Model FP 26S press. The converter

Presses Cut Waste

The Performance Series P7 offers a high-end solution for complex applications, while an interactive two-station Performance Series P5 play station is

Add New Text at Full Speed

Omet's Change on the fly system allows the insertion and register of new text or graphics while machine continues to run at full speed. Offers pre-register

Green Converting: Leading the Pack

For New York-based Hammer Packaging, leadership means staying ahead of the curve, adopting new technology, and valuing its employees. As the recipient

Digital Plate Cuts Energy Use

The nyloflex FAB 030 digital printing plate is said to offer eco-efficient, thin-plate technology. Benefits include reduced energy consumption and waste,

Digital Plates Give Robust Color

The Gen2 digital plate system is said to bring together HD-XM flexo screening and robust color management, resulting in sharper details; increased resolution;

Finish Digitally Printed Labels

Company reports SMAG's Digital Galaxie converting machine for digitally printed labels offers a broad range of converting solutions. Can be equipped with

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